Nominations should consist of a brief biographical sketch and the reasons you believe this person deserves recognition. Please mail to David Lee Simmons, Gambit Weekly, 2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 320, Metairie 70002. Entries also may be sent via fax (830-3459) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). No phone calls, please. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 10; the New Orleanian of the Year will be announced in our Jan. 3 issue.